READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Nimz1466

My sister makes this at Christmas time and gives it to all her employees. They look forward to it each year. I made this last year and it was a real hit. Love it.

Top Review by wifeypoo

Tasted great! As many of the reviewers did, I used Vanilla extract instead of butter flavoring. I used whole pecans as the nuts.

As much as I loved the result, I think the recipe itself needs some reviewing. It doesn't specify what heat to cook the caramel on. Also, I found a 10-oz package of popcorn to be WAY too much. The recipe in its singular form will not coat that much popcorn.

I would suggest either doubling the caramel recipe, or halving the popcorn.

Thank you for sharing! A revise may help with future viewers' confusion!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 ounce) bag popcorn (4 to 6 qts. popped)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 12 cup white Karo
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon butter flavoring
  • 12 teaspoon baking soda
  • almonds or peanuts or other nuts, of choice


  1. In a large pan melt the butter.
  2. Add brown sugar, white Karo and salt and cook for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Remove from stove and add butter flavoring extract and soda.
  4. Stir in almonds, peanuts or other nuts of choice.
  5. In a very large pan or bowl pour caramel syrup over popcorn.
  6. Stir quickly to coat.
  7. Pour out on cookie sheets.
  8. Bake at 250 degrees for 1 hour turning mixture halfway through baking with a spatula.
  9. Cool slightly, break apart and store when cooled completely in air tight bags or jars.

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